Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill, a right-handed opening batsman for Punjab in domestic cricket, was born on September 8, 1999, and currently represents India in international cricket. He competes in the Indian Premier League for Gujarat Titans. Notably, Gill won the prestigious Player of the Tournament honour while serving as the vice-captain of the Indian Under-19 cricket team at the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He is regarded as one of the world’s most gifted young cricketers. He is also the youngest player to ever make a double century in a One Day International cricket match. For the Indian men’s T20I team, he also holds the record for the highest score.

Personal Information

Full name
Shubman Gill
Born 8 September 1999 (age 23)
Fazilka, Punjab, India
Nickname Prince, Shubha
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm off break
Role Opening batter

Domestic Career

On February 25, 2017, he faced the Vidharbha team in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy, making his List A debut for Punjab. On November 17, 2017, he made his first-class debut for Punjab in the 2017–18 Ranji Trophy. Later same month, when batting for Punjab against Services in his second first-class game, he recorded his first century. He scored 129 points against the Bengals.

He was included on India C’s roster for the 2018–19 Deodhar Trophy in October 2018. Gill produced an undefeated century against India A in the last round-robin game to assist India C advance to the championship. He was listed as one of the eight players to watch heading into the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy the following month. Gill earned his first double century in first-class cricket in December 2018 while playing for Punjab against Tamil Nadu in a Ranji Trophy match, hitting 268 runs. When Punjab needed 338 runs from 57 overs on the fourth day of their Ranji Trophy match against Hyderabad on December 25, 2018, Gill hit 148 off 154 balls to nearly single-handedly lead his team to victory. The game ended in a victory. Punjab completed the run chase in 57 overs to secure a draw in the game.

He was appointed the India Blue team’s captain for the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy in August of that year. Gill was chosen as the captain of the India C team for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy in October 2019. He led a team in the competition as the youngest cricketer ever in November 2019. By beating Virat Kohli‘s record set in the 2009–10 season when he was 21 years and 124 days old, he was 20 years and 57 days old.

First Class Statistics

 MATCH  RUN  AVG  HS   100   50 CATCH
42 3432 52.80 268 10 16 27

IPL Career and Statistics

Indian cricketer Shubman Gill competes in the Indian Premier League for the Gujrat Titans team. In 2018, he debuted in the IPL. To date in his IPL career, Shubman Gill has participated in 85 games and amassed 2369 runs at an average of 34.33. Additionally, he has scored 18 half-centuries, with 96 runs being his greatest IPL total. In his IPL career, Shubman Gill has hit 237 fours and 60 sixes. Shubman Gill was hired by the Ahmedabad franchise in the IPL 2023 Auction for Rs 8.00 Cr.

 MATCH  RUN  AVG  HS   100   50 CATCH
 

85

 

2369

 

34.33

 

96

 

0

 

18

 

35

International career and Statistics

He played in the fourth One Day International (ODI) game of the series against New Zealand on January 31, 2019, at Seddon Park in Hamilton, making his One Day International (ODI) debut for India.

On December 26, 2020, Gill made his Test debut for India against Australia, aiding India in a comeback victory in the second game of the series. He made 91 runs in the fourth Test at the Gabba to help India win the series. His performances turned out to be crucial. In his cricket career, Gill reached a significant turning point on August 22, 2022, when he scored the Indian national team’s maiden ODI century. The third ODI of the series was played in Harare, Zimbabwe. Gill recorded his first century in a Test on December 16, 2022, against Bangladesh before being out for 110 runs.

On January 3, 2023, Gill played in his first Twenty20 match against Sri Lanka. In the game, he scored seven runs off just five balls. In a game against New Zealand on January 18, 2023, Gill got a double century. He is now the youngest batsman in men’s international cricket history to register a double century in an ODI. He is the fifth Indian batsman to accomplish it.

 INT  MATCH  RUN  AVG  HS   100   50 CATCH
 T20 6 202 40.06 126* 1 0 2
ODI 24 1311 65.55 208 4 5 15
TEST 15 890 34.23 128 2 4 10

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